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and that runner should start to sprint soon as america begins to reap the rewards of its domestic energy boom. we're extracting record amounts of oil and gas from shale through fracking and other technologies. pushing prices for natural gas which is used in part to generate electricity down. that helps utilities and heavy industry compete. creating more jobs for americans, all of these things put together are sending my runner, the u.s. economy, dashing ever faster down that road toward an economic renaissance. one that offers real prosperity. real jobs for years to come. but running fast on this road requires something else -- an investment in infrastructure. and that's a subject of discussion i really had with harvard professor ken rogoff, "wall street journal" editorial righter. and i started off by asking how can you convince lawmakers that infrastructure money is well spent and how can you insure that the money is in fact well spent? >> i think you have to have firm regulatory oversight. it's not something you can just spend the money and walk away from. but there are the electricity grid, w
believe that human beings have what i call discretionary energy that they can give you or not. and i don't think that they will give it to you if they don't feel that they're treated with dignity and respect every day. i'm treated with dignity and respect. a down payment on that is nobody ever gets hurt here is because we care about our own commitment to our safety, and we care about the people we work with. it swells up to into you do, it gives you a sense of pride with the organization you're involved with. >> then thyou ask them for extr productivity. >> you don't have to ask them. they turn it loose. we went from 1.86 per 100 per year to cause them to miss a work day. we got to 0.13. to give you a reference point, the number in health medical care institutions in the united states is five, right? >> and now described what happened to alcoa commercially, financially under your term. >> well, we -- i think we improved market capitalization of the company 900% while i was there. the market company valued at $4 billion to $28 billion in 13 years. >> and you attribute that to -- the start
revolution and energy gas revolution and unemployment remains persistently high. >> first, we have to focus on that. unemployment being this high is not just an economic problem, it's a social problem. we have to fight it. policymakers need to do even more to make sure that the ban is there in the economy. >> what does that mean? >> to me that would be a more sensible resolution of the budget deal so that we have less austerity today, but a glide path toward much more austerity in the future. >> would you be in favor of a stimulus today? >> i think it depends on what you mean by a stimulus and in what form. we have to talk about the short-term economy. you asked about how the u.s. looks. to me, if you looked around the world and said you can only pick one country's opportunities and problems to own, what would you want? unquestionably for me, it is the united states. >> would you agree with that? >> think about energy, tech, innovation potential, this country's demographics, this is the country i would want to be. >> i completely agree with everything that glenn said. in fact, i'm surprised
, actually overtake saudi arabia in energy production. that's business. now, how could technology change your life in 2013? a whole bunch of technology experts pointing to the same thing, talking about tablets, saying they are going to play a bigger role in the lives of americans at work and play. along with that comes an increase in how much social networks know everything about you. also, an increase in how often your employers know where you are as you use tablets and mobile devices to check in on work and do work from the road. all right, now time to come to this cool screen behind me. our travel section at cnn.com is taking a look at some of the most likely visited travel cities in the united states in the coming year. they say louisville is going to be hot this year because of additions and changes. also, fairbanks, alaska, which is fascinating. show you one more u.s. city here. san juan islands, washington. our travel team convinced these will be some of the hot places. look at these cities overseas, they put together the hot 2013 international destinations, these are some of those, li
to your home. even control your thermostat to help save energy and money. get adt installed starting at just $99. that's a $300 savings. you may even save up to 20% on your homeowners insurance. for everything that matters most. adt. always there. >> you saw that@donlemoncnn. go ahead and respond. this has really gone viral on social media. last night we had a pretty intense conversation about gun roles and gun control in this country. one of the discussions has caused the social media firestorm. david wrote an article saying in many of the recent mass shootings the gunman has been a white man or a teenager. columbine, tucson aurora, and now in newtown. would our conversations be different if adam lanza had been black or muslim? david serota says they would. >> are you saying that we should start profiling white men? >> i think we should ask the question why is america 30% white guys and 70% of the mass shootings in the last many decades have been at the hands of white guys. i'm not saying we should racially profile white guys, but i do think it's interesting to note that had the sho
surgery. he is 94 years old. >>> they say george h.w. bush needs to build up energy before he can be released from the hospital. the doctors say they are optimistic he will make a full recovery. bush has been receiving physical therapy to regain strength >>> this is for children's in need. they will hand out 8,000 toys yesterday at the annual give away. san francisco giants cosponsored the event. it will serve the prime rib lunch. >> merry christmas. >> more than go thousand families turned down for a toy and food giveaway in richmond. this is the west in couldn't traveling fast county and for firefighters and police and families took home toys including bikes and if bags of food for christmas dinner >>> a tradition continues tomorrow. lefty o'cool's toy drive is at union scare. you don't even have to get out of your car. >> they have elveses outside waiting for donations the. they will pick up your donations anywhere. last call for toy assist 2:00 a.m. on christmas morning. its goal this year is 30,000 toys. >> former oakland as nick swisher is now a cleveland indian. he agreed t
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